Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 230201
FLSPAH
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky
901 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...

  Big Muddy River near Murphysboro affecting Jackson County

.Water levels will continue to fluctuate along portions of the Big
Muddy River this week, with minor flood conditions forecast to end
over the holiday weekend.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...

Never drive cars...trucks or sport utility vehicles through flooded
areas. The water may be too deep to allow safe passage. Never allow
children to play in or near flood waters. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather
Radio or your local media for further statements and possible updated
forecasts.

Additional information is available at
http://www.crh.noaa.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=pah /lower case/

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ILC077-240601-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-170528T0900Z/
/MURI2.3.ER.170429T1251Z.170506T0130Z.170528T0300Z.NR/
901 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Big Muddy River near Murphysboro.
* until late Saturday night.
* At  8:30 PM Monday the stage was 23.2 feet.
* Flood Stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 23.7 feet by Wednesday
evening. The river will fall below flood stage Saturday before midnight.
* Impact...At 24.0 Feet...Some minor flooding in S 3rd & Division /
  Plum Street area.

&&

LAT...LON 3777 8946 3784 8915 3778 8915 3773 8935
      3760 8941 3760 8947

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